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Happy Endings Audiobook

Happy Endings: The Tales of a Meaty-Breasted Zilch

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Publisher's Summary

Comedian Jim Norton is dirty...really dirty...the kind of dirty that makes The Aristocrats look like a knock-knock joke. Fortunately for him, his kind of dirty humor has earned him the distinction of being third microphone on the immensely popular Opie & Anthony syndicated radio show. In Happy Endings, Jim brings his raw, hilarious, and offensively honest comedy to Audible® listeners.

Jim will discuss everything from his affinity for hookers to stalking Black Sabbath and Alan Alda to always getting stuck with the hot girl's fat friend. He will share some of his experiences with Opie and Anthony, including his arrest on the infamous Voyeur Bus (a bus filled with naked girls that drove around Manhattan flashing passers-by). Many more heartwarming stories will be included in what is sure to be the most controversial title of 2007.

In addition to being a regular on the Opie & Anthony Show, Norton sells out comedy shows across the country. He starred on the recent HBO series Lucky Louie and was a regular on Comedy Central's Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. He has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with David Letterman, and other national shows.

Norton had this to say about his forthcoming title: "It's ironic that many of the stories revolve around prostitution, because that's where all proceeds from this...will be going. Actually, that's probably more disgusting and creepy than ironic."

Explicit Language Warning: You must be 18 years or older to purchase this program.

©2007 Jim Norton. All rights reserved; (P)2007 Simon and Schuster Inc. All rights reserved.

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    William 07/10/2015
    William 07/10/2015
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    "It's Yimmy, pure and simple!"

    What more can I say, it's lil Jimmy... candid and brutally honest.

    The reading during the first 20 minutes is not great... not sure if this was Jims first reading, very flat. After that he gets settled in however, the rest is honestly not reviewable as it is very much down to taste.

    Best way to put it; if you like Jim Norton, you'll love this!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Barry 08/02/2015
    Barry 08/02/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "fantastic."
    What did you like most about Happy Endings?

    Truly fantastic,always loved Jim's stand-up and work on o&a now o&j,an insight into an already disturbingly open man.


    What did you like best about this story?

    It's more of what I already love about Jim Norton.


    What about Jim Norton’s performance did you like?

    Who can tell his story better than Jim himself.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The airplane fart story is hilarious.


    Any additional comments?

    Somebody call the goose!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Rowan Wales 02/03/2010
    Rowan Wales 02/03/2010
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    "Loved it"

    Very different and couldnt be read by anyone else. if you like him get it. check the sample cause its a bit different but funny

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • christina onorio
    17/07/07
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    "Jim Uncensored"

    **WARNING** This book is for adults only, infact only for adults who could handle profanity, sex and off color humor. If you are one of these adults then this is a must "read". Jim has made me more of a fan.

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Hal
    Cleveland Heights, OH, USA
    22/07/07
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    "Funny but old O & A stories"

    I LOVE!!!! little Jimmy so I'm hesitant to write anything but a positive review. This is a funny book and you won't be dissapointed by it. That being said it was a lot of regurgitated stories from the O & A show. If your a fan however, this is not to be missed.

    Happy birfday Jimmy!!!!! (I know how you like these !!)

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Jill
    Worcester, MA, United States
    23/07/07
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    "Touching Journal Entries"

    This boy was a tear jerker about a young man's struggle to become the best Litte Jimmy he can be. There are classic stories about the nice girls that help him work out his issues.
    You finally know the starts of the widely popular monster rain.
    A must read

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Patrick
    Tucson, AZ, USA
    10/07/07
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    "Happy Endings"

    A fine literary masterpiece brought to life by charismatic lad that brought you "Monster Rain" and "Big Boy Made a Doody". Sure to be an enduring classic that will resonate with future generations.

    Good day sir.

    23 of 31 people found this review helpful
  • Eileen
    USA
    11/11/08
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    "Pretty Much What I Expected"

    The story Jim Norton tells in this book is as I expected, being a listener of Opie & Anthony. Norton does not hide behind anything in this book, his stories are graphic, personal, and filled with a lot of self-deprecation. He's a great narrator, I couldn't imagine anyone else reading his story, and he does a great job presenting the stories. If you are a fan of his stand-up, I recommend the book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • James
    Littlefield, TX, USA
    08/09/07
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    "ok"

    if you're a fan, you've already heard all of these stories on the O&A show. If you've never heard of Norton before, it'll give you a good laugh... Otherwise, it's all old material.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Austin
    31/03/17
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    "horrifically unfunny"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    i think jims comedy is alright so i wanted to see what his life was like and maybe get a laugh out of it but its basically the same story over and over. trying way too hard to be dirty and vulgar. good voice and easy to listen to but the book sucks.


    Has Happy Endings turned you off from other books in this genre?

    no


    Did the narration match the pace of the story?

    yes


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    no


    Any additional comments?

    i wasnt expecting much from this book and i was still let down

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Timothy Trujillo
    22/03/17
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    "amazing."

    by far the best funniest book that I was too lazy to read. hope he writes another and I know I'll be too lazy to read that one also. but I know I'll enjoy it

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Seancfh01
    09/11/16
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    "I love little Jimmy"

    vile, offensive, and wonderful. Exactly what I wanted out of this book. Actually LOL'D. Good show sir.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • trond
    23/10/16
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    "funniest book ever!"

    sick and twisted book, about how sick and twisted jim norton is. laught my ass off!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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